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The Best Words for Tapping – Set-up Phrase Part 2

The second part of the set-up phrase is the one where we “love on ourselves”. The original phrase that Gary Craig chose when creating EFT is… … I deeply and completely love and accept myself. Unfortunately, this is a phrase … Continue reading

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Family System Dynamics – Final Thoughts

Family System Dynamics affect every single one of us – and of course, every character in your stories. I’ve been working with that kind of energy for years, and I hope I have been able to show some of what … Continue reading

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Family System Dynamics – Ancestral Energy

Family systems encompass more than just your immediate family, ie. the one you grew up in or the one you live in now. In fact, those systems stretch back for generations, from grandparents to great-greats and beyond. Usually, however, the … Continue reading

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Transform the Comparing Thought Pattern

Last week, I talked about three destructive thought patterns that we – and especially we writers – need to stop and shift into different, supportive patterns. Today, we’ll look more closely at the first of those: Comparing I say “comparing” … Continue reading

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Three Elements that Make a Character Irresistible

The one thing that draws readers into a story is a character they can relate to. A character that makes them care. A character that the readers want to succeed. An irresistible character. But how can I create such a … Continue reading

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Write What you Like

When Rita Mae Brown was snowed in one winter, with no electricity, and nothing that she really wanted to read in her home, this happened: Still, I wanted something to read to escape my troubles […] Travel was impossible for … Continue reading

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The True Power of Mindset

This is a true story. Ten days ago, I decided to radically shift my mindset about my books. (I’m writing fiction under a pen name.) You see, I self-published my first book early in 2013. By now, I have three … Continue reading

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Being Thankful

Today, it is Thanksgiving in some parts of the world. I don’t celebrate it, as I live in Germany and don’t share that particular history. But there is still plenty that I am grateful for, and I want to mention … Continue reading

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The Love of Words

Long before I started writing, I fell in love. With words. And in my case, with the English language. I read any and all English-language books I could get my hands on – and let me tell you, in the … Continue reading

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The Sound of Story Telling

I’ve been thinking about this one for a long time. And I’ve been observing myself and others. Now I’m ready to share it: I believe that we as writers have a keen ear to the sound of things. The sound … Continue reading

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